NOW: Winter storm watch for several counties

Good morning. It's Christine Nelson, writing you this email from the WBTV newsroom. There is a lot to update you on when it comes to the weather forecast. The next couple of days is going to be interesting!

WEATHER ALERT: Right now there is a winter storm watch for these counties - Avery, Alexander, Iredell, Catawba, Rowan, Caldwell, Burke, Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus County. In South Carolina: York and Chester County.

Meteorologist Al Conklin is tracking the winter storm system coming to our area. We're going to get snow, rain and ice. He's detailing when to expect it and how much will accumulate.

Preparation is key! Our live weather coverage will also include details on what local agencies have done so far to make sure it's safe to travel on the roads. WBTV's Astrid Martinez will be live in Charlotte with critical information.

DEVELOPING: We're following the second chemical dump in Charlotte's sewer system in less than a week. If you haven't been following the news over the weekend, officials right now are cleaning up another dumping at a separate water and sewer treatment plant. WBTV's Kristen Hampton has details on the chemical that was dumped this time. She'll also tell us about the task force in place to find the people responsible.

Other headlines:

*Gov. McCrory making announcement today about teacher salaries

*Coal ash leak fixed

*WBTV investigation: What our cameras found triggered a state wide investigation into your tax money being wasted!

Tune in now...we're live!